Trauma is "an emotional response to a terrible event." But it can be very complicated. What types are there? What is the experience like? What are the symptoms and what can you do?
The acute stress response is how the body and mind respond to trauma and triggers. Four common responses are fight, flight, freeze, and fawn.
Negative experiences like trauma and emotions like extreme fear or anger can cause dissociation. Simply put, this is giving your brain a break.
Everyone will experience some form of grief in their lifetime. It is a natural reaction to loss, no matter what type of loss. So, what is it and how does it affect you?
Anyone can have panic attacks but that doesn't make them any less scary. Here is important information about anxiety and panic attacks and tips for working through them.
What is the difference between having anxiety and simply feeling anxious? While neither is any fun, there is an important distinction between the two.